Heroes Of The COVID Crisis: How Carla Tardif & Family Reach are offering support and guidance to families affected by the pandemic

An Interview With Phil LaDuke

Phil La Duke
Jun 12, 2020 · 19 min read

To be a hero you are putting others’ needs ahead of your own. Heroes show up for people who are suffering. I sincerely appreciate that we are recognizing our health workers during COVID-19 and calling them out for the heroes that they are. There are so many additional examples of heroes and as someone who is surrounded by them, I can also tell you being a hero means:

You are too tired to keep going, but you do it anyway. You are so scared about what is happening around you but you show up anyway. You see the suffering that breaks your heart daily, but you come back anyway. You aren’t showing up for the recognition, you’re showing up because it’s what you were meant to do.

Ask any ‘hero’ and their response will be the same, “I did what anyone else would do in this situation.” This isn’t really the case, but it’s what proves they are a hero.

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Phil La Duke

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Author of “I Know My Shoes Are Untied. Mind Your Own Business” and “Lone Gunman. Rewriting the Handbook on Workplace Violence Prevention” and “Blood on my hands

Authority Magazine

Leadership Lessons from Authorities in Business, Pop Culture, Wellness, Social Impact, and Tech. We use interviews to draw out stories that are both empowering and actionable.

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